Use this tag for issues with apps causing "force-close" conditions (i.e. displaying error messages like "The process XYZ has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." having a "Force Close" button).

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Apps force close on a Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

Every app I use needs to be forced closed after less than 5 minutes. Even apps I haven't even opened [before]. I've turned off my phone and restarted it multiple times and nothing seems to work. Does ...
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“com.android.phone has stopped” after dirty flashing CM13

After dirty flashing my OnePlus One (bacon) from CM12.1 to CM13, I am constantly getting force close dialogs popup Unfortunately the process com.android.phone has stopped Logcat is filled with ...
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How do I force quit an app while it is on the foreground?

I have a malfunctioning security app. It's benign, but it has enabled its proactive security mode when I removed it from the device administrators. This is good, and what that means is that it put the ...
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Unfortunately settings has stopped

I have a lg Optimus Exceed 2 (VS450PP). I have been using it for experimentation and had to do a factory reset. When booted back into Android, I received a settings f/c. I have tried to enter the ...
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Google Play Store force closing

I have a Karbonn S5 Titanium. Whenever I try to open the Google Play Store, it gets closed within a second. A notification saying 'your google store has stopped unfortunately' keeps coming every 2 ...
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Many bugs appearing on factory reset

I have a Lava Iris X8 device running Android 4.4 Kitkat. One day it showed a error "Unfortunately com.android.phone has stopped. " It wasn't detecting the SIM card too. I looked up this problem on ...
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After what types of failures is it advisable to reboot an Android device?

With some desktop operating systems, I often recommend that users reboot their systems after a crash. The logic is that memory could now be corrupted, and the system could be trending towards ...
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LG G3 on Android M constantly has “com.android.settings” crashing

I updated my Verizon LG G3 to Marshmallow a few days ago and noticed that Google app wasn't working correctly. All the other Google apps are working fine. So I tried clearing the cache, uninstalling ...
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“Unfortunately xxx has stopped”

My Symphony Xplorer W85 running JellyBean v.4.2.2 suddenly began showing the following errors, making the phone unusable: "unfortunately ikeyboard has stopped" "unfortunately systeminfo has stopped" ...
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Cyanogen dialer not working after flashing C-apps bundle

Recently I installed CyanogenMod on my phone. I also decided to flash Cyanogen's new C-apps bundle. After I did that, the new Cyanogen dialer keeps crashing whenever I try to make or receive calls. ...
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Stock Android app manager requires app to be Force Stopped even though it is not running

When I go into the stock Android KitKat stock app manager, many apps indicate that they require being Force Stopped before they can be moved to external storage, whereas other apps do not. This would ...
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Why does Gmail force close when I open it?

Every time I open my Gmail app it force closes. This is the message I get: The application Gmail( process com.android.gmail) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.) If it helps I am using ...
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How do I clear app cache/data on android without accessing settings?

I actually can't open the settings and desperately want to clear the cache of an app which is not working properly. When I open the settings app it is forcefully closed down again and again. How do I ...
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Default launcher broken, causing infinite loop of force closes

I've just installed a custom rom and restored my apps from Titanium. However, now the default Launcher app is broken and I can't get out of the infinite loop of force closing. I can't press menu or ...
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Everything keeps force closing on my Android NeuTab N7, how to fix?

So this will be a long one, just bear with me while I attempt to explain this. In about July, I was gifted an Android NeuTab N7, it worked perfectly up until a month or so ago. First, it started ...
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Google play services force closing

Phone randomly vibrates (Force closing without any notification). Problem appeared after installing Google Play Services . It stops when I uninstall Google Play Services. Tried a Factory reset, still ...
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Disable force close vibrations

I am developing some applications for Android and I'm getting some errors and force closes. This is rather annoying, although not as much as annoying as the loud vibrations the phone does (a long ...
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Google App and Google Play Services force close - SecurityException

My friend's Samsung Galaxy S phone (with CM11) has been recently having an issue, where Google Play Services has been randomly crashing with this message in the logcat: java.lang.SecurityException: ...
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Why won't my Samsung Galaxy S Duos phone power on?

Every time I open my Samsung Galaxy S Duos phone, it always says "factory test has stopped." When I try to open the settings, it just force closes. What should I do?
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Force closing of apps automatically

On my Android phone, many applications that I open closes right away, returning me to home screen. Every time I open the application, it force closes. Now, just recently, the browser is beginning ...
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Unfortunately, contacts has stopped Galaxy note 1 stock firmware

I'm running stock android version - 4.0.4 with baseband N7000DDLR1. Received a minor update today in India(14.5MB) which said a performance update. Everything worked fine after the update. However, ...
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How to install Play Store on Alcatel OT 979

I am switching from iPhone to Android. I do not speak Android/PC. I speak Apple. This has been a difficult transition, and I require a simple explanation (pretend I am 5 years old). My new Alcatel ...
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contacts crashes sporadically

Sometimes, when I click on the phone icon on my Galaxy S3, it freezes for a second and then says that the app Contacts has crashed. Afterwards I can reopen contacts with no problem. This happens ...
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Many problem on Mega 6.3 GT-i9205 after rooting

After rooting my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9205), I can't turn my WiFi back on but the important part of it is that my device storage is totally empty. It causes some apps/games to force ...
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Maps app crashing

I have a Google play edition of the S4. Lately, I keep getting the window telling me that unfortunately maps has stopped working. The problem is I'm not actively using the app, but it does run through ...
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The process android.process.acore/com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again

This morning I tried to turn on my motorola xt-532 and right after the boot I get this two errors: "The process android.process.acore has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." "The process com....
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Google play paid apps not working on daughters tablet

My daughter received an ASUS Memo pad 7 for Christmas, I set myself up as the main 'owner' and added her as a user and set up her own separate gmail account so she can download apps, etc. I ...
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Processes are closing after removing the SD card

I have removed the SD card from my phone and now my phone is not working. All phone related processes are force closing. I have cleaned my cache and did 'Fix Permission' via Recovery but the ...
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Force Close loop.. need help

I have a force close loop on my galaxy s2. I want to retrieve my data which isnt stored on an sd card. But I cannot get into my phone. I tried plugging into my laptop but it doesnt pick up the phone....
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How to force-close when error message keeps popping

I'm new to Android development. I wrote a funny app which endlessly pops messages saying "Unfortunately, YOUR_FREAKING_APP has stopped." on launch. To force-close it, I held down the Home button but ...
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Getting crash while deleting mesage?

I am using LG P500 Optimus one, recently upgraded to Gingerbread. Sometimes when i read any messages and delete the same, Messaging service crashes with a Force Close error, how to rectify this ...
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android.process.acore has stopped unexpectedly

After updating Android I got this error. During update android asked me to move some of app to sd card as there were not enough space for update. I moved some and after update and restart I can't ...
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How To Fix Broken Contacts Storage (Droid 3 v2.3.4)?

Symptoms I receive a force close from com.motorola.contacts when I try to edit my contacts I can view my contacts The issue started immediately after I tried removing the thousand pound bundle of ...
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Do Apps restart after phone restart once “Force Stop” is enabled for them?

Building the question on this What does the “Force stop” button mean? , If I restart the phone , do these Background Apps get started even when ForceStop is enabled?
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What if you accidentally deleted some important apps and can't install them back?

What if you accidentally deleted some important apps and can't install them back because Google Play doesn't have them? For example android system, com.android dun server and com.android.lgsetup ...
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I have the error that an application has been force stopped [duplicate]

I saw a thread on this but am new and couldn't post there. There was no final solution on the thread, but they talked about Knox. I'm unsure what that is? Can one of the Wise Guru's help an android ...
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Unfortunately, Music has stopped

So recently I've been developing an Mp3 Download app, which may have caused some problems. I've deleted my app, deleted all the content, deleted the 'Music' Apps Cache and Data, yet It still crashes ...
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Force close messages; no access to phone

Have only had my new Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i one week and while playing "Flow Free" game downloaded from Play Store my phone suddenly switched off and from then on constant "Force Close" messages ...
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Android App Force Closing [closed]

01-02 15:30:21.361: E/AndroidRuntime(3764): FATAL EXCEPTION: main 01-02 15:30:21.361: E/AndroidRuntime(3764): java.lang.NullPointerException 01-02 15:30:21.361: E/AndroidRuntime(3764): at com.htc....
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Annoying contacts FC

I cope with a problem which more android users have to deal with. The well known android.process.acore fc or something similar. The constantly appearing fc notifications would be caused by your ...
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Lookout security not working

I successfully installed Lookout but when I try to open it it says "Unfortunately Lookout, has stopped. I tried reinstalling it. I can see it running in the notification bar e.g. it says it has ...
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A specific app works fine with tablet owner account, but crashes for other users

I've played Modern War on the owner account on my Nexus 7. It opens and works fine. But when I go to another user account and try to open the app it goes halfway through the upload then Force Closes. ...
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The application google services framework (process com.google.process.gapps) has stopped unexpectedly [duplicate]

I am using nikai tablet NMD8000b which is on Android 2.2 . Currently device showing The application google services framework (process com.google.process.gapps) has stopped unexpectedly I didn't get ...
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Sorry! the process com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. force close

Why does this keep appearing on my phone which cuases my network to go off and on.
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How to fix a force close loop on Android with phone access?

I have a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) running Android 2.3.5 stock version. I'm normal user who used the phone for basic function like making phone calls and using the Google, Facebook ...
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How do I stop com.google.process.gaps force closing randomly?

Motorola Xoom running Honeycomb 3.1, for the last few days, every few minutes I get a popup in the middle of the screen saying: Sorry! The process com.google.process.gaps has stopped ...
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Android keyboard and play store not working

Android Keyboard and Google Play Store app are not working on my Jelly Bean device. There is a message popping up repeatedly telling me that android keyboard has stopped. What can I do to get out of ...
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Force close message for every single application on Easypad Junior

I have an Easypad Junior and have the following problem with it: When I start it and unlock it i get this error: The application <..., it does that for every single one> has stopped ...
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Why does my Galaxy S keep corrupting and resetting?

My Samsung Galaxy S was working well, but about a month ago it turned itself off, and upon restarting went through the initial setup again (language, keyboard, etc.). At the same time, lots of apps ...
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When do Force Closes imply hardware problems?

In general: how do you know if random Force Closes (FC) are due to faulty hardware or not? I experience a few FC's per day on standard apps (Skype, Facebook, Chrome) using stock Ice Cream Sandwich 4....